The jellyfish Turritopsis dohrnii is capable of rejuvenation. Ferran Martin reminds us that, unfortunately, it is not the only «immortal» thing we can find in the ocean.
We talk about transhumanism with the doctor and science author Salvador Macip. This is the most transcendent debate in our history.
Ageing occurs because we divest energy from ourselves and into reproduction, so we have less available to survive.
Understanding the discourse of aging analyses different perspectives on ageing in the media and mass culture.
In the early 1990s, a group of English doctors set out to study whether the perception that ears and noses grow over time was true. Àngels Royo explains the results of this research project.
Most probably, the current coronavirus1 pandemic represents the uncertain epilogue of an epidemiological period marked by the renewed prominence of the infectious disease in the last decades of the twentieth century
How long will humans live in the future? Humans as a species are programmed to live over 100 years, and are even considered to be capable of living up to 120 years.
The mechanism that produces white hair is not well known. It is very likely, although not definitely proven, due to the oxidation of melanin caused by the aging of the hair follicle cells.
L’envelliment és una disminució de l’eficiència de les nostres funcions fisiològiques que, en cas de no morir abans per causes externes, conduirà finalment a la mort.